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Pair of Chairs
This pair is part of a set of eighteen dining-room chairs with oak frames and with the original moquette upholstered seats and back panels, with a design of roses against a green and grey background. The chairs have sabre back legs and shallow cabriole front legs, and the backs are cartouche shaped, the oak frames moulded with a small central scrolling above a pierced hand-hold.
The set was supplied by Monbro fils aine in 1858 for John and Josephine Bowes dining room at Louveciennes.
Size: Height: 96 cm; Width: 51cm; Depth: 50 cm.
Artist / Maker: Monbro
Object Type: chair
Period: Napoleon III
Actual Date: c. 1855
Century: 19th century
Materials: Oak, Moquette
Museum Accession Number: FW.98